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SVG Europe announces sad passing of contributing editor Ian McMurray

SVG Europe is sad to announce the death of contributing editor, Ian McMurray. A prolific, professional and highly experienced writer, McMurray was a stalwart of the broadcasting field, also covering a multitude of other areas from audio visual to education, food, as well as helping numerous companies in those areas in a public relations capacity. […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Producers and Host Broadcasters

In the second of the Sports Production Leaders Briefings, SVG Europe brought together representatives from production companies and host broadcasters to discuss the latest production, workflow and technology trends. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  In this video, speakers from European sports production companies bring their considered thoughts to the virtual table, […]  More

Olympic hopefuls in surfing and sport climbing featured in new Olympic Channel series

Showcasing the dreams of first-time Olympic hopefuls from around the world, the Olympic Channel presents Road to Tokyo: The Qualifier Stories starting with the premiere of its surfing series on Thursday, 17 September and followed by its sport climbing series on Thursday, 1 October. Surfing and sports climbing were scheduled to make their debut on […]  More

Operational efficiency and software-driven localisation in a post-COVID world

By Hamish Muiry, head of sales, M2A Media Around six months ago I was talking about the shifting sands of broadcast distribution from satellite to cloud IP, and how sports rights owners were taking ownership of their distribution models for more granular and localised output. Six months is a long time in cloud technology. Fast […]  More

SES moves to Stockley Park facility in London for enhanced sports broadcasting services

SES is providing broadcasters with a newly opened, full-service sports and events facility in Greater London, as it aims to support broadcasters in the ‘new normal’. The centre has been designed to help broadcasters deliver content as sports make their comeback across Europe, following lockdown. Apart from handling downlink, decoding, processing and recording, SES’s Stockley […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Broadcasters and OTTs

On Tuesday 15 September, SVG Europe ran the first of three online Sports Production Leaders Briefings, this one featuring speakers from Broadcasters and OTTs. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  Following an introduction from title sponsor Panasonic, a panel of representatives from broadcasters and over the top (OTT) service providers discuss new […]  More

Sports broadcaster and producer Hazel Irvine to chair Bafta albert Sports Consortium

Sports broadcaster, commentator, presenter and producer Hazel Irvine has been appointed as the chair of the newly formed albert Sports Consortium. In her role, Irvine will help guide the strategy of the group as it works to reduce its impact on the environment. One of the first female sports presenters to appear on UK television, […]  More

Broadcast RF aids socially distanced Tour De France 2020 with Velo4G live onboard cameras

Euro Media Group (EMG) companies, Broadcast RF and the Euromedia France RF division, have kept socially distanced for the ongoing Tour De France while working together to bring all the action to screens around the world. Twenty of Broadcast RF Velo4G live onboard cameras were provided for the Tour for the second year in a […]  More

TVN goes for Leader test instruments for UEFA Europa League Final coverage

TVN Mobile Broadcast has announced that it chose three Leader LV5600 waveform monitors as the reference test instruments to aid coverage of the 2020 UEFA Europe League Final. Held on 21 August at the RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, Germany, the match between Sevilla and Inter Milan finished 3-2 to the Spanish side. It was held behind […]  More

ACS helps Goodyear Blimp soar back into motorsports at Le Mans 24hrs 2020

Aerial Camera Systems (ACS), part of Euro Media Group (EMG), has been appointed by Goodyear Europe to provide camera services for the Goodyear Blimp’s return to European motorsports later this month. Delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tour will commence with live aerial coverage of the rescheduled Le Mans 24hrs 2020 on 19 September. […]  More